Washington Evening Journal
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Washington, IA 52353
On Sept. 14, 2022, Lion Council Chair Nancy Love boarded a plane headed for Calgary, Alberta, Canada for the 46th annual USA/Canada Leadership Forum where Lions from the USA and Canada met for four days of leadership seminars and motivational speakers.
Lion Nancy says, "I always come home from these events fueled with passion for the work that Lions do all over the world." Lions Clubs International is the largest service organization in the world, with 1.4 million members. They are known for their focus on vision, hearing, diabetes awareness, pediatric cancer, the environment and humanitarian efforts.
On returning home from Calgary, Nancy and husband, Larry Love headed to St. Paul, Minnesota, for a family wedding. On their way back home, they stopped in Nashua, IA where the Nashua Lions Club was celebrating their 90th year of service in their community. Lion Chair Love presented a certificate of appreciation to the club for their 90 years of service.
T.T. T. News
Chapter L of the National T.T.T. Society members met Monday, September 26, 2022 at 7 p.m. at the Olds United Church of Christ. The meeting opened with the singing of the Sword of Gold.
Nine members answered roll call with "What is your favorite color?"
The welcoming ceremony was given by President Shelman.
Nancy McGohan read the minutes of the July 25, 2022 meeting and they were approved as read.
President Shelman passed a few copies of the Tidings and briefly discussed a few of the articles.
The Treasurer's Report was given by Missy Fear and will be filed for audit
CAMP: President Shelman will contact the principal for names of potential campers for next summer: Missy Fear shared a newspaper article of the New London Chapter camper girls report.
CHARITY and CAMP GIRLS: Nothing to report.
WAYS AND MEANS: Karoyln Crawford reported on the Washington Pizza Ranch fundraising opportunity held earlier this month. In addition to Karolyn, Missy Fear and Nancy McGohan assisted.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Missy Fear updated the by-laws. A motion was made to approve them as presented and the motion was seconded. They will be sent in.
NEW BUSINESS: Missy Fear presented the upcoming budget. A motion was made to approve it as it was presented. It was seconded and carried. Another fundraising idea was presented and it will be followed up on and will be seen if it can be scheduled. President Shelman will talk to a neighboring chapter to see if they would like to join the local chapter for a snack/game night in November. The audit committee was reminded they need to meet so they can give their report next month.
BILLS FOR PAYMENT AND PROPOSAL OF NAMES FOR MEMBERSHIP: None.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Following discussion, the election and installation of officers will take place in October.
ADJOURNMENT: President Shelman thanked those who attended. The next meeting will be Monday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. with the location to be determined later. Tammy Erwin will be hostess. Dues were collected and a card was passed to be signed.
The meeting closed with the Closing Creed.
Following the meeting apple crisp with cinnamon ice cream was provided by Joan Rodgers.